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DOST, PTV Network ink co-location deal boosting wi-fi project

MANILA, July 3 (PNA) — Government-owned People’s Television (PTV) Network and the Department of Science and Technology – Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) recently inked an agreement for a…

1st PPP in biomedical research produces knee replacement system fit for Asians

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA, July 3 (PNA) — The first public-private partnership (PPP) in biomedical research between the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Philippine Council…

New café takes off at NAIA Terminal 2

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, July 4 (PNA) — Travelers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 may now choose from a new selection of drinks, snacks and…

DOST-2 appeals for protection of installed weather monitoring gadgets

TUGUEGARAO CITY, July 4 (PNA) — The government has appealed to the public to help secure and protect weather monitoring gadgets installed in strategic areas in the region, especially in…

Rainy season starts to cause floods in southern Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 4 (PNA) — Several barangays in the southern Palawan town of Rizal are now reportedly flooded due to torrential rains, according Friday to the Municipal Disaster…

NFA says Zamboanga City is ‘fake-rice’ free

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 4 (PNA) – The National Food Authority (NFA) has assured the public that this city is “fake-rice” free. NFA Provincial Manager Gaudencio Nuega made this assurance as…

DTI-Palawan launches ‘Negosyo Center’ in Roxas, Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 4 (PNA) — The Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) in the province formally launched recently the “Negosyo Center” in Roxas town, northern Palawan. The said…

Philvolcs reiterates JRMPP II is safe from earthquake

ILOILO CITY, July 4 (PNA) -– The government’s biggest irrigation project outside of Luzon is definitely safe from the earthquake and will not affect the Php 11.2-billion Jalaur River Multi-Purpose…

Storm signal now up in 17 areas as ‘Egay’ moves closer to N. Luzon

MANILA, July 4 (PNA) — At least 17 areas in Luzon are now under public storm warning signals as tropical storm “Egay” slightly accelerated and moves closer to Northern Luzon,…

Cebu gets 2 new auxiliary bishops

MANILA, July 4 (PNA) — The Archdiocese of Cebu will now have three auxiliary bishops after Pope Francis named two priests — one from the Archdiocese of Palo and the…

DOH: Clean up is best way to prevent dengue spread

MANILA, July 4 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday called on the public to be pro-active in maintaining the cleanliness of surroundings to reduce incidence of dengue…

Palace announces new appointments

MANILA, July 4 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III filled the last commissioner post under the Commission on Human Rights by appointing Roberto Eugenio T. Cadiz for a term…

To get half of 4.3M voters have their biometrics taken good enough — Comelec

MANILA, July 4 (PNA) — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Jose Andres Bautista said he would be happy if they will be able to get half of the 4.3 million…

House urges Senate to pass National ID System

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, July 4 (PNA) — The House of Representatives is urging the Senate to pass the proposed Filipino Identification System as contained in HB 5060 to…

Malacanang advises public to be wary of Storm Egay’s effects

MANILA, July 4 (PNA) — The Palace advised the public to monitor Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s (PAGASA) daily bulletin with regards to the Tropical Storm Egay for…